Free Stuff Friday

Got a teen in your house? Does she or he need something to do other than hang out at the mall?  Are they burning through your money to buy clothes?  Well, get ready for Free Stuff Friday Giveaway! This week we are giving away Sew Teen: Make  Your Own Clothes by Sheila Zent.

This totally awesome book as 20 chic designs for the fashion minded teen.  Easy projects with little to no fuss and it’s packed with great photos and easy to follow directions.  Yes, all the projects are for the female teen, but for the next Christian Dior or Mondo you guys can design cool stuff for your sis.

 Free Stuff Friday

All you have to do to enter in this  giveaway is post your answer to our question in the comment section below.

Question: What is your favorite coming of age/teen movie?  Are you a 16 Candles fan or maybe loved The Graduate, A Place in the Sun or  Stand By Me?   Fast Times at Ridgemont High anyone!  Can’t wait for the comments to come in!

Post your answer to our question in the comment section below.

We’ll randomly select a winner on Monday.  Until then, enjoy the weekend!

 Free Stuff Friday

About Jill

I write for the Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery blogs. I love sewing, vintage and would love to get a comment from you!
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44 Responses to Free Stuff Friday

  1. Ali Martinez says:

    The sound of music. My daughter is 15.

  2. JC says:


    Greetings! I learned at a tender age as a pre-teen. I learned in Home Economics @ school. My mother reinforced it during the summer by enrolling me and my sister in a Signer sewing class (we had a neighborhood Singer store at that time). I still have a few items that I made: sewing and even embroidery. :-) . Thank you.

  3. Tammer says:

    My stepdaughter is coming to move in with me and her Dad this summer. She asked me to make her clothes for school. I would really like to win this SEW TEEN book so she can learn to make her own clothes! My favorite was Saturday Night Fever!

  4. Patricia says:

    American Graffiti

  5. Lillian Davis says:

    Summer of ’42

  6. Mary Mac says:

    I loved the “Goonies”

  7. Nicole Wilson says:

    Freaky Friday is my favorite movie it’s funny and Mothers and Daughters can relate.
    No one under stands better than being in their shoes.

  8. Nicole Wilson says:

    “Freaky Friday” is my favorite movie.

  9. Brenda L. Pedersen says:

    I really enjoyed “10 Things I Hate About You” with Julia Styles and Heath Ledger.

  10. Judith says:

    The Outsiders.

  11. Brenda says:

    To Sir, With Love

  12. Darlene M. LaMaster says:


  13. Kristin says:

    My favorite movie as a teen was Dirty Dancing.

  14. Debbie says:

    Another oldster here – I loved Parent Trap and then there was Bye, Bye Birdie and all the “Beach” movies with Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon! Whoa! Didn’t we all have big dreams and fantasies after watching those movies? Hmmm, now I’m still just an ordinary person!

  15. Patti says:

    Sound of Music

  16. josie p says:

    My favorite is The Trouble with Angels with Haley Mills and Rosalind Russell–I’m an oldster.

  17. Julie E. says:

    Probably showing my age here, no definitely showing my age, but I loved War Games. Matthew Broderick was so cute :)

  18. Mary Mag says:

    Stand by Me. Great story, great movie.

  19. S Thompson says:

    Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

  20. Judy says:

    The Breakfast Club

  21. corrine gold says:

    Grease! Does that date me?

  22. Sue K says:

    Breakfast Club. Looks good – I sew with 4H kids so I’m always looking for new ideas

  23. Cheryl says:

    West Side Story and The Sound of Music

  24. erica says:

    I liked Stand By Me. I also enjoyed Girl, Interrupted!

  25. Carol K E says:

    I agree with Lynn: Splendor in the Grass!

  26. Rita McCart says:

    To Kill a Mockingbird it’s a great movies and both my daughters love it also. :)

  27. Frankie Horstman says:

    Love Footloose….

  28. sheri gregory says:

    Pretty in Pink <3

  29. Lori Hernandez says:

    Dirty Dancing! All time favorite! It has everything , Romance, great music, Love, trust, betrayal, forgiveness. And …Patric Swazey !

  30. Mary says:

    Stand By Me. Wil Wheaton and Jerry O’Connell. Enough said.

  31. Debbie says:

    Dirty Dancing with Patrick Swayze

  32. Lynn Berry says:

    Splendor in the Grass

  33. Heather Unruh says:

    Ferris Bueller’s Day Off!!! Loved it!!!!

  34. kathy says:

    The Breakfast club!

  35. Karon L. Gregory says:

    The Breakfast Club and Stand by Me. I love them both.

  36. Kathleen says:

    I loved the Breakfast Club & 16 Candles, watched them with my daughters. Going back a “few” years, how about Where the Boys Are! was from my day!

  37. Susan Ponte says:

    I was of the 16 Candles time. I have 5 daughters, they would LOVE this book!

  38. Colleen Venyak says:


  39. I think everyone should watch, Can’t Hardly Wait. It’s a
    Great movie!

  40. Cate says:

    Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – I love that movie!!

  41. Virginia Darwin says:

    The Breakfast club!

  42. Debby says:

    I like The Breakfast Club.

  43. Nicole S says:

    The Breakfast Club!

  44. Savannagal says:

    My all time favorite movie is Fast Times at Ridgemont High. It was my fav as a teen and is still my fav today.